The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank - 75 91
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.25% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.79% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.17%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
400 380 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.37% 31.28% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 238 258
Average daily rate £325 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenGL across the Manchester region.

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester